Clay Shirky

Advertising What Does The Decline Of The Washington Post Mean?

One of the greatest US papers is now a shadow of its former self. More and more critics – including internet guru Clay Shirky – think it needs to change tack.

Design PSFK CONFERENCE NYC: 20 Change-Making Videos

The full list of talks by an incredible mix of artists, designers, marketers and technologists inspire our audience of creative professionals.

Technology Clay Shirky: There Are No Rules To Creativity [Video]

In this short clip from PSFK CONFERENCE NYC, ITP professor argues that creativity is the ability to produce 'valuable novelty'.

Hotels, Hospitality & Travel PSFK’S Top Five Stories Of The Week

We review the best in design, culture, art and fashion and creative business in our weekly 'What's Trending Now' roundup.

Work Clay Shirky: What I Learned About Creativity By Watching Creatives [Video]

Tech thought-leader describes five projects that he thinks are pushing the creative boundaries; and wonders if any rules about creativity can be drawn from looking at such work.

Home The Guardian Selects Their Top 20 Internet Freedom Fighters

From politicians and professors to computer scientists and the first programmer, these are the champions of the open internet.

Design Keynote Address: There Are No Rules For Creativity [PSFK NYC 2012]

Clay Shirky Of NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) explains how he is constantly reevaluating what he thought he knew about creative practices as he encounters new projects.

Innovation Final Speaker List For PSFK CONFERENCE NYC 2012

Themes running across talks this year include creativity-in-action, innovation-at-scale and building-better-business.

Advertising Clay Shirky To Speak At PSFK CONFERENCE NYC 2012

Shirky teaches at NYU's ITP course which is widely recognized as one of the key drivers of the city's creativity.

Technology Clay Shirky Wants A Chaotic News Environment

The American thought leader discusses why a more frenetic environment would be more beneficial in news reporting.

Innovation How Web Video Encourages Innovation

Chris Anderon discusses how online video has done more than just entertain - it has tapped into the cognitive surplus, facilitated Global sharing and inspired innovation.

Advertising Grant McCracken: Will Digital Culture Ever Invent A Homer Simpson?

Will Clay Shirky's surplus ever create a character that will appear on the Entertainment Weekly "100 greatest characters of the last 20 years" list?

Work CSR Done Right: Pepsi's Oil Spill Activity

How to implement a corporate social responsibility initiative: with honesty, sincerity, and modesty.

Design Be A Biographer: Raising Awareness Of Human Trafficking

A crowdsourced clothing line relies on cognitive surplus among the creative community to benefit survivors.